CASE SUMMARIES

International student - CS052405

After two assessment opportunities, an international student was successful in some modules but unsuccessful in others.

Academic appeal - CS052403

A student submitted their assignment online, four minutes after the submission deadline.

Academic appeal - CS052401

A student made an academic appeal against a fail grade for a practical exam involving interaction with patients in a healthcare setting (an OSCE).

Placement - CS032406

An undergraduate teaching student’s placement was due to be completed in two parts. Between the two placement periods the student’s mentor had asked to temporarily pause supporting the student with lesson planning because of their own personal circumstances.

Placement - CS032407

An operating department practice student had been given a second attempt at a placement because not all of their first-year practice competencies had been signed off. The student was later withdrawn from the programme because they did not pass their second attempt.

Accommodation - CS012406

A student had to move out of accommodation A so the provider could make fire safety improvements to the building. The student was offered £500 for any disruption caused and they were told they could be released from their tenancy agreement if they were unhappy with the alternative accommodation offered.

Disciplinary matters (non-academic) - CS102301

A student, Student A, was unhappy with the actions of Student B in their role as a student union officer. Student A spoke with Student B on two occasions in a week about their dissatisfaction. After these conversations Student B complained to the provider that Student A’s behaviour had been threatening.

Disciplinary matters (non-academic) - CS102302

A PhD student’s access to some of the provider’s laboratories was suspended after incidents that may have posed a health and safety risk to the student and others.

Student wellbeing - CS042304

A student on a healthcare-related course had a mental health condition. The student was supported by the provider and completed the academic modules and a placement successfully.

Student wellbeing - CS042301

A student was studying for a degree in business with a foreign language. The student was affected by mental health difficulties and during their first year of study they had discussed and agreed with the provider what support would be helpful.